It's Sunday night, April 14, 2019. And I did something today I've never done even once in my entire 52 years.
It not only feels right. It feels decent.
I cheered when "Mayor Pete" announced his Democratic candidacy for president of the United States of America.
Not only that, I made a $25 campaign contribution. I ordered a "Pete 2020" bumper sticker for my car. And I special-ordered a size 5X "Pete 2020" T-shirt.
I will never tear up or turn in my membership card to the GOP. I want to be one of those confounding voters we see late every election night on the television, in that peculiar polls column that reads "Democrats who voted Republican/Republicans who voted Democrat."
How ironic is it that Trump switching from lifelong Democrat is what caused this lifelong Republican to support a Dem for the first time?
Thanks, Donald! I absolutely positively never coulda done it without you!
Kevin Oloman, Bloomington